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at one time or another in television. maybe one or two people. c-span: craig j. spence. we heard a lot about craig j. spence here in this town. i'm not sure the rest of the country did because it was a washington times story about his "escapades." where did you meet craig j. spence and who was he? >> guest: craig j. spence, when i met him in 1966, was a remarkable character. he was a young reporter for wcbs in new york city. and he was bright and funny and dapper. he affected the airs of a dandy in one moment and gen. macarthur the next. he was very well read. he was cultured. he was just the most entertaining character. lots of friends. things were always happening. a great vivid character. lots of energy. we met, as a matter of fact, in leonard bernstein's apartment. his wife, felicia montealegre at the time, was making anti-war christmas cards, which sounds silly now, of course, but people went to great lengths to be against the war in those days. it was a kind of harmless escapade. we were there covering it, and, of course, we were jockeying for position to interview everybody he a
of opportunity to drill down deeper. introducing craig fugate is a challenge. the federal emergency management agency sent the people don't care about except when that's the only thing they hear about. you don't hear about them, but when a disaster strikes they are front and center in the news the federal perception is a roller coaster ride. after katrina was subject to a lot of criticism. the last four years, fema is stand in an appreciation and has risen dramatic way. it has gained a level of respect that i think it's absolutely essential and reflects the fact that leadership is really given a lot of preparations so when disaster strikes, fema is ready. not just a thought, but its relationships with different levels of government and that is due in very large part to the leadership that craig fugate has brought to fema. his background is interesting. he began as a volunteer firefighter and emergency paramedic. now if any of you have had an opportunity to interact with volunteer firefighters and paramedics come you know these are some of the very best people in our society. i happen to know s
is going to be margarita and then craig fugate, and after they have both given their remarks, i will gather up your questions, and i'll come up to the podium and ask them some of your questions. we will begin with margarita, the united nations assistant secretary for disaster risk reduction. she has 30 years experience in the field, humanitarian relief, institution building. she has dealt with more disasters of more types, not just environmental, but broadly humanitarian disasters and more than probably anybody else. she has great perspective so if you will come to the podium and when she is finished, i will briefly introduce mr. fugate, and then we'll have his remarks and take questions. thank you. [applause] >> good morning. i must say that i'm really honored and very impressed to have been asked to come and speak to this audience. i know you are a powerful group of scientists. i think a lot of students here today as well, and so we have both the advantage of the crude wisdom and hope for the future here today. the one idea that petermented to come up with after three days work is let it
] [applause] on the fcc agenda. in an hour, the head of fema craig fugate because of budget constraints states should not expect significant federal aid after the disaster. the head of the federal reserve bank of dallas on what to do about institutions considered too big to fail. in the morning former senators kent and jeff discuss the debt and deficit reduction. at 1:00 p.m. eastern the national immigration forum hold a news conference focusing on immigration legislation. speaker scheduled to include tom of the u.s. chamber of commerce and carlos. >>> he had been talking about this dream he had. he talked about it for years. the american dream then it become his dream. america will someday realize the principles and the decoration of independence. inhe was inspired by the moment. sunday on after wards he recalls the journey of the civil rights activist participating in the march on washington. part of three dais of booktv this weekend monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama, and martin luther king, jr. >>> now a look at the agenda for the security and exchange
to report that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous study of economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners have long ago asked for in advance of new rulemaking. we are currently working with economic analysis staff in the division of investment management to shape it perform proposal based on that economic analysis. separately, i am encouraged by chairman walter's commitment, even as we continue to implement this on every day issues that affect investors must. in the coming months, i look forward to working together to address the commissioners priorities. the short-term priorities such as the long-overdue amendment of the commission's capital and the customer protection was and longer-term engaging in a thorough evaluation of market structure issues. last done in a conference of manner and the commissions market report back in 1994. all of the recent talk of gridlock in a divided commission, i believe that notwithstanding our party and policy differences, this commission is fully united in its desire to carry out the c
. is the anti-federalist who said everything appeared they wanted however, what did they all agree on craig's powerful government had to be limited, aggressively at sensible to protect liberty. so i couldn't be more in favor aggressively limiting government in accordance with their founding principles. government but in my opinion leads nowhere valuable. >> we can always ask how much worse it would be if we weren't doing what we were doing. questions. line between treason and loyalty to one's country and between materials and idealism or faith. part of the discussion is what enduring lessons we can get, one looks now for the pipeline can be tried today. we seem to have a timberline between the various forms of political radicalism that president obama is heir to end the arguments that now filled in this last election of conservatives that those things have presented a legacy that the american policy should recheck. barman has given us an idea that american greatness can be reasserted. al regnery has given its principles of the american constitutional order a new called for a principled mode
that as well. i next book signing his next week, october 25 on saturday at 12 noon central time. craig simmons unlike and admirals in the last week in conspirator, a very interesting book on how he got away and was brought back for charlie cook years later. on monday, november 10 at 6:00 p.m. condi the tour website or book signing that that is the bliss of august. we have pulitzer winner james pearce and with his latest book of abraham lincoln is shared. regurgitate virtual book signing on the road. so if you want to see live james mcpherson, will be at the mccormick freedom museum here in chicago. i hope you'll join us us they are, via the internet is for. michael burling coming in the multivolume work. abraham lincoln, will be a fascinating large work that were all contending with. we've gotten into many of the newspapers and might be contenders. also at the freedom museum, january 29, thursday at 6:00 p.m. we will have senator george mcgovern come in. is what a new book in the american president terry scott abraham lincoln and that will be a very lively discussion about quÉbec to his own p
's happening here in the u.s., but it is even more acute issue in poor countries around the world. so craig, you've got the microphone in hand so why don't you answer first and then hands the microphone to margareta. >> i think the challenge is, particularly as you see what's going on right now with the funding for sandy, a used to be the assumption of the united states is a big disaster happened it was always easy to get money after the fact. it was almost impossible to get money prior to event occurring. that's not the case anymore. even getting money after a disaster, given the current budget climate is extremely difficult. so i think, again, it comes back to the preponderance of these decisions over time are made at the local level. yet almost everything we're targeting is a national policy. the united states federal policy doesn't dictate a lot of it. we basically use incentives and disincentives through taxes and great fun. but we're real decisions get made is at the local level. what i'm trying to get our flood insurance folks to look at is we've got to quit selling mitigation as a g
, and the ongoing drought. fema director craig is among the speakers. you can see it live at 8:30 a.m. eastern on our companion networking c-span3. >> talk about it for years. they become his dream and he'd been in droid a few months before and talked about i have a dream, and america will someday realize the principles and decoration of independence. so i think he was just inspired by that moment. >> sunday on after words. he recalls the journey of as is civil rights activist participating on the march of washington. arizona's republican governor jan brewer gave her state of the state address monday in phoenix. while the state opted out of setting up health exchanges under the federal health care law it cannot do the same with the med cad expansion. he called on the legislation to improve emergency funding for child protective services case work and simplify the tax code. it's forty minutes. [applause] thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you. thank you. [applause] speaker, president bigs, honorable senators and represents of the arizona legislature, chief justice buncher and just
that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous study and economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners had long ago asked for in advance of considering a new rulemaking. we are currently working with the economic analysis staff and the division of investment management to shape a reform proposal based on that rigorous economic analysis. and separately, i'm encouraged by chairman walters' commitment even as we continue to implement the mandates to focusing as well on the everyday, core blocking and tackling issues that affect investors most. in the coming monthings, i look forward to would being together to crease the commission's -- to address the commission's priorities such as the long overdue amendments to the net capital and customer protection rules and longerrer-term ones such as engaging in a formal, thorough evaluation of equity market structure issues last done in a comprehensive manner in the commission's market 2000 report always way back in 1994. for all the recent talk of gridlock and a divided commission, i
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